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Species: Camponotus chrysurus   Gerstäcker, 1871 

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See Also:

Camponotus chrysurus acutisquamis, Camponotus chrysurus apellis, Camponotus chrysurus securifer, Camponotus chrysurus yvonnae

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Forel 1913h

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus chrysurus   Forel, A., 1909, Fourmis du Musée de Bruxelles. Fourmis de Benguela récoltées par M. Creighton Wellman, et fourmis du Congo récoltées par MM. Luja, Kohl et Laurent., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 53, pp. 51-73: 67, (download) 67 4018
Camponotus chrysurus   Forel, A., 1899, Trois notices myrmicologiques., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 43, pp. 303-310: 308-309, (download) 308-309 3967
Camponotus (Orthonotomyrmex) chrysurus   Santschi, F., 1914, Formicidae., Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique Orientale (1911 - 1912). Résultats scientifiques. Hyménoptères 2, pp. 41-148: 135, (download) 135 8111

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in miombo woodland, 1 times found in arboretum.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex soil, 1 times on low vegetation (foraging on tree trunks and low foliage).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Hand collected.

Elevations: collected from 1063 - 1510 meters, 1351 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus chrysurus: casent0905421; type of Camponotus chrysurus: focol1786, focol2467

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